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What Is That … Northern Beastie?

At last, warmer, spring weather has arrived and the ice has gone from White Lake.  As we were shivering and waiting impatiently for cottage...

The NightSky of Spring

Spring Observing: West (late Winter) to South East(Spring) To see the stars in the Spring Constellations, the Earth's orbit is in a locations such...

Of ticks, trees, and pesticides

by Chandler Swain On Monday evening Diana Beresford-Kroeger,  a world recognized author, medical biochemist and botanist,  presented her film Call of The Forest: The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees at...

Observing Lunar Horizons – each day a ‘New Horizon’

The Moon After Sunset approaching 'first quarter' was an enchanting sight. It was warm out, and reasonably dry and the 'seeing' was good...

For the Birds and Nature: Spring is STILL coming!

by Cheryl Baxter My last post was titled Spring is Coming! Funny thing, or maybe not so funny, is that it seemed as if Spring...

What is That … a Bee or a Fly?

When is a bee not a not a bee?  When it is a fly.  Thank goodness, we learned something new during this topsy turvy...

Help track plastic bottle litter, April 15-30

The Plastic Reduction Team needs your help to combat Plastic Pollution! Plastic pollution is everywhere, damaging our environment and affecting human health.  But we can...

Web of Life:  Which matters more, humans or insects?

by Theresa Peluso What would our planet look like if humans vanished from the face of the earth? Could the rest of nature survive without...

Astronomy Session Introduction

Mississippi Valley Night Sky Conservation - Astronomy Sessions Program developed by: Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority in partnership with: Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Ottawa Astronomy...

Spring Night Sky Sessions

The MVCA Night Sky Conservation team is pleased to offer a series of informal Astronomy sessions this Spring. First meeting is on Friday April...

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